Writing activity linked to episode 1 - The Weird Sisters
Write a letter to a friend telling them about what you have seen.
Remember to use your senses to help you write a great description.
Writing activity linked to episode 2 - All Hail Macbeth
Produce a newspaper report about Macbeth becoming Thane of Cawdor.
Remember a newspaper report uses reported speech (An eyewitness said he had always thought there was something suspicious about him.) and direct speech (An eyewitness, Jack said, "I always thought there was something suspicious about that man." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m93ngaBMqqA
Drama activity linked to episode 3 - Daggers for King Duncan
Shakespeare used some amazing insults in his plays, using http://playingwithplays.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/shakespeare-insult-generator.pdf can you insult a member of your family, without laughing. Remember, actors had to say these in front of huge audiences, being serious al the time. Can you?
Drama activity linked to episode 4 - All Hail Macbeth, King of Scotland
In role as either the ‘devil’ or the ‘angel’ write a persuasive argument or create a persuasive poster / leaflet for Macbeth telling him that he should - or should not - go through with the plan to kill Banquo. Persuasive argument features include rhetorical questions, daring the reader to disagree with your viewpoint, emotive language.